Psychology – General Psychology

Program Overview

As a psychology major, you will learn about human behavior and how the human mind functions. You will learn to apply your understanding of human behavior, thinking and emotions in everyday situations both in and out of the workplace.

View Degree Requirements (Course Catalog PDF)

Fast Facts

  • You’ll experience a variety of learning methods.
  • Expected job growth: 19 percent from 2014 to 2024.
  • Our faculty are focused on teaching and developing you.

Contact Information

Careers and Internships

Students have interned at:

  • Asun Star
  • The New Essecare, LLC
  • Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • S.O.F.I.A. (Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates)
  • NJCDC (New Jersey Community Development Corporation)

You could be:

  • A psychologist: Median pay $75,230 per year. Psychologists study cognitive, emotional and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting and recording how people relate to one another and their environments.
  • A community service manager: Median pay $64,680 per year. Social and community service managers coordinate and supervise social service programs and community organizations. They manage staff who provide social services to the public.
  • A human resources manager: Median pay $106,910 per year. Human resources managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization.
  • A mental health counselor: Median pay $42,840 per year. Mental health counselors are healthcare workers who treat, and may even diagnose, mental health problems and illnesses. They help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse, stress management, self-esteem, and aging.
  • A marriage and family therapist: Median pay $44,170 per year. Marriage and family therapists help people manage and overcome mental and emotional disorders and problems with family and other relationships. They listen to clients and ask questions to help the clients understand their problems and develop strategies to improve their lives.
  • A social worker: Median pay $46,890 per year. Social workers help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Clinical social workers also diagnose and treat mental, behavioral and emotional issues.

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